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Ancient Art

Textile (Mantle Fragment)

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Wool, undyed

a: 11 1/4 × 10 1/2 in. (28.6 × 26.7 cm)
c: 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (3.8 × 3.8 cm)
warp by weft: 26.5 × 29 cm (10 7/16 × 11 7/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1935.554.a-c
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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